I’m in Lower Brule, South Dakota, where elected tribal officials, spiritual leaders, Native grassroots organizations, youth groups, and traditional women’s societies have gathered with non-Native farmers, ranchers and others affected by the Keystone XL pipeline. That project to carry tar sands from shale fields in Canada to the Gulf of Mexico threatens our water, our… Continue Reading
Welcome to Interviews for Resistance. In this series we’ll be talking with organizers, troublemakers and thinkers who are working both to challenge the Trump administration and the circumstances that created it. It can be easy to despair, to feel like trends toward inequality are impossible to stop, to give in to fear over increased racist,… Continue Reading
Join the Native Organizers Alliance, Indigenous Environmental Network, Indigenous Peoples Power Project and 10 Standing Rock high school students at Noon Oct 27 at the Brooklyn Promenade at the end of Pierre Street for a water ceremony. Hillary Clinton-Stand with Standing Rock We, the young people of Oceti Sakowin, the Seven Council Fires, and the… Continue Reading
Washington, D.C. – After the disappointing decision by a federal judge on Friday to deny an injunction protecting Native lands threatened by the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Obama administration issued a statement halting pipeline construction. The statement is welcomed by the thousands of Native and non-Native activists who have gathered in protest against the project.
A historic struggle is brewing in North Dakota, where hundreds of Native Americans have mobilized to oppose the construction of a major oil pipeline across the Missouri River.Local tribal members and their supporters have gathered near Cannonball, North Dakota in a large and growing prayer camp, unified behind the slogan Mni wiconi, meaning “water is… Continue Reading